… to Elizabeth Thompson’s wall sculpture, The Fearless Five Hundred, being covered over by new building owners Fonterra
“It shouldn't be sealed into a wall. It is obscene and disrespectful."
"It really pissed me off. They have put a wall over it and covered it in perspex. This is atrocious. It is a very important work; they wouldn't be able to do it to a Colin McCahon."
"This very major work is incarcerated, entombed."
The Government Department
"it is always disappointing when artworks designed for public spaces are not available to be enjoyed".
Stephen Wainwright, CE Creative New Zealand